Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

Easy read summary for Old Coulsdon, Croydon

This information comes from the UK Government.

This easy read document explains the key statistics presented on the UK Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard. It was last updated on .

Testing in England

Testing is where we do a test to see who has coronavirus. Some people are tested more than once.

There were 952,130 tests reported on 4 March 2021. This shows an increase of 13.3% compared to the previous 7 days.

Between 26 February 2021 and 4 March 2021, there have been 4,535,802 tests.

Cases in Croydon

A confirmed case is someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

14 new people had a confirmed positive test result reported on 7 March 2021.

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, 162 people had a confirmed positive test result. This shows a decrease of 36.2% compared to the previous 7 days.

Vaccinations in England

Vaccines are currently given in 2 doses, at least 21 days apart.

18,875,389 people had been given a first dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

788,188 people had been given a second dose by the end of 6 March 2021.

Healthcare in Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Some people with coronavirus have to go into hospital.

10 people with coronavirus went into hospital on 28 February 2021.

Between 22 February 2021 and 28 February 2021, 54 went into hospital with coronavirus. This shows a decrease of 22.9% compared to the previous 7 days.

There were 78 patients in hospital with coronavirus on 2 March 2021.

Some people in the hospital need to use a special device called a mechanical ventilator to help them breathe.

There were 12 coronavirus patients in hospital beds with a mechanical ventilator on 2 March 2021.

Deaths in Croydon

There were 0 deaths within 28 days of a positive test for coronavirus reported on 7 March 2021.

Between 1 March 2021 and 7 March 2021, there have been 8 deaths within 28 days of a positive coronavirus test. This shows an increase of 14.3% compared to the previous 7 days.